Chaplaincy workshop


On “meaning”, “value”, and training in the context of illness and caring for those who are ill. A knowledge exchange event funded by Wellcome designed to promote dialogue between multi-faith chaplains working at Oxford University Hospitals and academics interested in religious themes within medical humanities.


8:45-9:30 Refreshments.
9:30-10:15 Peter Kevern (School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University) ‘The challenges of dementia care and the (un)making of meaning: analysis of an online forum on carer spirituality’.
10:15-11:00 Adam Boughey (School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University) “Chaplains for wellbeing” in primary care: Qualitative evaluation of the induction and training of chaplains and impact on patient health and wellbeing.
11:00-11:45 Rachel Hall (Medical Anthropology, University of Oxford) ‘The moral value of mental health in a cross cultural perspective’.
11:45-12:30 Group discussion: Reviewing the healthcare chaplaincy guidelines.
12:30 Lunch (atrium).

Please email if you would like to attend this event so that the correct amount of catering can be ordered.


Medical Humanities

Contact name: Katherine Southwood
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Audience: Open to all